Thomas Neil Dappen, son of Robert & Barbara (Lutes) Dappen, was born November 12, 1958, in Wahoo. He died on September 12, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada, following a lingering illness. He was a Retired Veteran, U.S. Navy.Survived by brothers, Fred & wife Angelia Dappen, James Dappen, and William Dappen; neph-ews, Levi, Seth & Joel Dappen; aunts, Lois & husband Ray Hinkley, Judy Dappen, Donna Lutes Chapin; uncles, Joe Dappen, Gene Dappen, C. Rex Bevins, and many cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents, Ted & Dorothy Dappen, Joseph & Mary Lutes; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.Graveside services with military honors were held October 30 at Lincoln Memorial Cemetery. Following the interment the family gathered at First United Methodist Church, 2723 N. 50th Street, Lincoln. Memorials have been designated to the family.